Icelandic Handknits: 25 Heirloom Techniques and Projects

Icelandic Handknits: 25 Heirloom Techniques and Projects

Hélène Magnússon


Icelandic Handknits: 25 Heirloom thoughts and Projects is a wealthy and sundry choice of styles for folks mittens, socks, scarves, hats, wrist heaters, sweaters, shoe inserts, and extra, all encouraged through conventional handknitted artifacts from the fabric Museum in Blönduós, Iceland. Iceland boasts a wealthy history of knitting; thank you in equivalent components to the island’s particular wool, the cruel weather, and the necessity to conflict the weather, Icelandic knitters have constructed exact traditions of needlework recommendations and handknit kinds. within the pages of this ebook, popular Icelandic knitwear clothier Hélène Magnùsson promises an array of lovely styles that replicate the intensity of the country’sknitting traditions. You’ll get pleasure from the absolutely illustrated concepts part, the abundant colour photos, and the distinct checklist of assets for Icelandic and Scandinavian knitting. greater than only a booklet of knitting, this ebook is infused with bits of Icelandic folklore and tradition, classic images, and vintage Icelandic recipes. Magnùsson believes that how you can guard traditions is to proceed utilizing them, giving them new lifestyles. And with this definitive choice of styles, she has performed simply that.

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